Call for Photos! @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Mar 1 – Apr 17 all-day

Call for Photos – Submit Your Best Israel Pics!
Send in your best photo you took while visiting Israel by April 17 to be displayed at our community photo exhibition. Email a high resolution copy to with a note about when and where it was taken.
All submissions will be on display at the MJCC from April 24 – May 31

March Monthly Mitzvah @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Mar 1 – Mar 31 all-day

Each month the MJCC and PJA communities will collect items for the monthly mitzvah. Drop off items in the blue bin in the MJCC lobby. Check the display for how you can participate and donate to these worthy causes.

This project reflects the Jewish commitment to Tikkun Olam (repairing the world), providing opportunities to give back to our community.

Please drop off items in the blue bin in the MJCC Lobby.

Pillows for Purim and Used Household Items for low income families transitioning into housing
•    Community Warehouse

Tot Shabbat with Rabbi Rose @ Congregation Shaarie Torah
Mar 28 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Looking for a Saturday morning of fun with your family? Each month you can join Rabbi Rose for Tot Shabbat in the Chapel with our famous and hilarious puppets, Lox and Bagel! We’ll share stories, songs, and more as we celebrate the beauty of Shabbat. For very young children (ages 0-5) and their families. Every 4th Saturday. Kiddush lunch open to all around 12:30 pm. Sponsored by PJ Library.

Women’s Torah Study @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Mar 28 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Women’s Torah Study
Sat, Mar 14, 28,
Apr 11, 25, 2020

Join Mel Berwin for uplifting learning & conversation – all levels welcome!

Women’s Torah Study, Saturdays at 12:30pm @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Mar 28 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Women’s Torah Study, Sat, 12:30pm

Jan 11, Feb 22, Mar 14, Mar 28, Apr 11, Apr 25, May 9, and May 23
An uplifting hour of study on Shabbat with Neveh Shalom’s Education Director Mel Berwin! Delve into biblical and midrashic text, (Hebrew and English text available) with a group of other women to find meaning from our traditions that relate to our lives. All levels of experience welcome, no RSVP necessary.


Portland Dining Month @ Various restaurant locations
Mar 28 @ 5:00 pm

Every March, the city’s top restaurants offer three-course meals for a great price, making it the best time to experience one of the nation’s most talked-about culinary destinations – affordably. Travel Portland donates money to the Oregon Food Bank for each reservation made through the OpenTable links listed here. Scroll down the list to see the participating restaurants and their featured menus (which are subject to change).

POSTPONED – Used Book Sale @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Mar 29 – Mar 31 all-day

Support the MJCC and PJA communities during our annual Used Book Sale. Finds thousands of books at great prices!
March 29 – 31

Sunday Morning at Kesser: Krispy Kreme, Coffee & Talmud @ Congregation Kesser Israel
Mar 29 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Start your week off right, every Sunday morning at Kesser Israel!
Minyan @ 8 am, Breakfast and Talmud @ 9 am.
From the Beginning, “Brachos Daf Beis”:
Our Gemara group will be starting the Talmud from the first Mishna in Shas. If you haven’t yet learned the Talmud, there’s no better time to start!
Enjoy Krispy Kreme donuts, coffee & more!
Required Text: Artscroll Berachos, Volume I
Lend a Hand – Shroud Crowd at CNS @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Mar 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Lend a Hand – Shroud Crowd

Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 2:00pm, Rm 102

Help create traditional burial clothing which will then be used by the Chevra Kavod haMet for their work.

For more information contact Sandy Axel:

Please note: Programs are subject to change; please contact the office for more information: 503.246.8831 or visit the website at:


Music of Togetherness: A Zoom Concert @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Mar 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Cantor Eyal Bitton of Neveh Shalom presents an online concert to bring joy, comfort, and a sense of togetherness during this difficult time. With special guests Cantor Tibor Kovari of Toronto’s Beth Tikvah Synagogue, and Cantor Elana Rozenfeld, Interim Director of Jewish Music at Hebrew College.
Meeting ID: 471 807 724

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